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OrganizationAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
http://www.acog.org/PatientsThis link will open in a new window.
This site offers information on numerous health issues. The women's health section includes readings on pregnancy, labor, delivery, postpartum care, breast health, menopause, contraception, and more.

OrganizationNational Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
http://www.nhtsa.gov/This link will open in a new window.
NHTSA is the government agency responsible for ensuring and improving automobile and traffic safety.

Web SiteAmerican Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Bright Futures
http://brightfutures.aap.org/This link will open in a new window.
Bright Futures is a national health promotion and disease prevention initiative that addresses the health needs of growing children. To learn more, visit the website.

OrganizationAmerican Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
http://www.aap.orgThis link will open in a new window.
The AAP is committed to the health and well-being of infants, adolescents, and young adults. The website offers news articles and tips on health for families.

Web SiteWomensHealth.gov
http://womenshealth.gov/This link will open in a new window.
The Office on Women's Health (OWH), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), offers reliable health and wellness information for women and girls.

OrganizationPartnership for a Drugfree America
http://www.drugfree.orgThis link will open in a new window.
This site features information about drugs and their effects and treatments. The site also shows paraphernalia associated with different drugs and includes personal stories.

Web SitePlanned Parenthood Info for Teens
http://www.plannedparenthood.org/info-for-teens/This link will open in a new window.
This site from the Planned Parenthood Federation of America has information on relationships and sexual health for teens.

Web SiteCDC: Preteen and Teen Vaccines
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/who/teens/index.htmlThis link will open in a new window.
CDC site provides materials in English and Spanish for parents, teens, preteens, and health care providers about vaccines and the diseases they prevent.

Web SiteNational Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
http://www.thenationalcampaign.org/This link will open in a new window.
This site provides teen pregnancy facts, resources, and prevention tips.

Web SiteAdolescent Health Transition Project
http://depts.washington.edu/healthtrThis link will open in a new window.
This is a health and transition resource for adolescents with special health care needs, chronic illnesses, and physical or developmental disabilities.

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